The Sports Administration Major

Start your path today to becoming a Sports Authority! Be prepared to work as a coach, facilities manager, athletic director and sports coordinator.

Sports Administration

The Sports Administration major exposes students to practical and theoretical aspects of the various components related to the administration and management of sport facilities, programs, and businesses. This program will provide an in-depth study of the sports industry and equip students with the knowledge and skills that are useful within a variety of related fields. Students will learn sports administration ethics, organizational management, sport facility and event management, communication of sporting events, and other topics related to the field.

Sports Administration Career Options

  • Event Management
  • Sports Organization Director
  • Athletic Facility Manager

Core Requirements

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Management
  • Legal Environment
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resources Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Fundamental Accounting or Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Economics I or Economics of Business

Major Requirements

  • Introduction to Sports Administration
  • Ethics and Current Issues in Sports
  • Organization and Administration of Sport
  • Sport Facility and Event Management
  • Internship l
  • Senior Seminar in Sports Administration

Minor Requirements

  • Introduction to Sports Administration
  • Ethics and Current Issues in Sports
  • Organization and Administration of Sport
  • Sport Facility and Event Management

6 semester hours from the following Electives:

  • Sport Communication
  • Coaching Theory and Methodology
  • Special Topics in Organizational Leadership Sports Writing
  • History of Sport

Sports Administration Faculty

Robin Pietryk
Associate Professor of Sports Administration
Sports Administration Program Coordinator
rpietryk@ncwc.edu
252.985.5216